Nature Protocols 11, 949 (2016).
Authors: Volker Winstel, Petra Kühner, Holger Rohde & Andreas Peschel
Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are recognized as significant opportunistic pathogens. However, current knowledge of virulence mechani ... mehr
Volatile phytochemicals play a role in orientation by phytophagous insects. We studied antennal and behavioral responses of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri, vector of the citrus greening disease pathogen. Little or no response to citrus leaf volatiles was detected by electroanten ... mehr
The establishment of normal olfactory function by means of a simple and reliable test is one method that could minimize olfactory test procedures in the clinic. This retrospective study analyzed the identification of 16 odors by 613 subjects (aged 18–96 years, 266 men) as a part of a comple ... mehr
Olfactory dysfunction is a common complaint among physician visits. Olfactory loss affects quality of life and impairs function and activities of daily living. The purpose of our study was to assess the degree of odor identification associated with mental health. Olfactory function was meas ... mehr
One of the most widespread and efficient mechanisms that has evolved to enable communication between discrete and spatially separate living organisms is the use of specific chemical messengers. The organoleptic properties of certain molecules, even at concentrations that do not necessarily ... mehr